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Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

OSI provides $750,000 upgrade to Danish Navy

BUSINESS JOURNAL  – OSI Geospatial Inc. has won a US$750,000 contract to provide an upgrade for its all-in-one navigational system to the Denmark’s warships. The Ottawa-based company said its International Systems Operations division will be upgrading its Electronic Chart Precise Integrated Navigation System (ECPINS) warship navigation software to its latest version for the Danish Navy.

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Devon County Council receive double award honour

PR – Devon County Council has received two  prestigious national awards for a  project to map the County’s road network, and  related assets, in order to improve  the quality of the their road maintenance  programme in light of decreasing budgets. Devon was presented with the 2007  National Street Gazetteer (NSG)  Best Gazetteer Integration together with

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

HP Expands Renewable Energy Use in its Global Operations

PR – HP today announced relationships with two renewable energy providers, SunPower Corp. in the United States and Airtricity in Ireland, as part of the company’s strategy to reduce its global carbon footprint. Under a power purchase agreement with SunPower, HP will install its first-ever, large-scale solar power installation at its San Diego facility. The

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Health Leaders Explore the Power of Place

PR — Health and human service practitioners are using geographic information system (GIS) applications to broaden their view of today’s complex health issues, from maintaining healthy populations, to understanding obesity, to responding to threats to public health. Stephanie Bailey, MD, M.S.H.S.A., chief, Public Health Practice, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recently challenged colleagues

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Topcon GIS Technology Used to Map California Fires

PR —  Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) is supplying 10 GMS-2 GIS/GPS mapping instruments to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Los Angeles County for property damage assessments and mapping of the thousands of acres burned over by the recent fire storm that hit Southern California.    TPS, headquartered in Livermore, Calif., in

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging Announces Free Version of ERDAS Field Guide™

PR – Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announces a free low-resolution version of the ERDAS Field Guide™, downloadable from the company’s website. This comprehensive tool has been used throughout the world as a textbook, lab manual and training guide for ERDAS IMAGINE® since 1990. The ERDAS Field Guide provides background information on reasons to use GIS

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Hemisphere GPS Awarded Two New GPS Technology Patents

PR – Hemisphere GPS, a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced GPS products proudly announces that it was recently awarded two new patents for innovative technology.  The Method and System for Synchronizing Multiple Tracking Devices for a Geo-Location System patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,292,186) enables more robust and cost effective heading by using a single

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Lenovo Extends Its Global Footprint with New Plant in Poland

PR – Lenovo today announced the company will open a new manufacturing plant and fulfillment operations center in Legnica Special Economic Zone, Poland. The facility will support customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including product assembly and configuration, distribution services and logistics along with additional value-added services, such as custom imaging, asset tagging

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Visage Imaging Expands Availability of its Advanced Visualization Offering

PR – Visage Imaging, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY), announced an agreement with Siemens Medical Solutions to deliver advanced 3D visualization and image distribution solutions to hospitals and imaging centers worldwide.

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Clearance from German competition authority received for Hexagon Tender Offer

PR – NovAtel Inc. announced today that the German competition authority Bunkdeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office or “FCO”) gave its clearance under the German Act Against Restraints of Competition for the cash tender offer by Hexagon Canada Acquisition, Inc., a wholly owned direct subsidiary of Hexagon AB (STO:HEXA B) for all of the issued and outstanding shares